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Questions on ballots like whether or not to vote on amending charters/constitutions are often confusing and many folks simply don’t vote if they don’t feel informed. Please take a few moments to go to losalamosnm.us/projects/council/Pages/CRC.aspx to study these amendments yourselves. However, if you don’t have the time or inclination to research this issue, it may be helpful for you to read what other people think about it, and if you trust that person, then perhaps you would feel comfortable voting based on the information that they pass along. Therefore, I will summarize why I will most definitely VOTE FOR all four Charter Ballot Amendments:
1. The charter has only had minor amendments since 1968-our community has changed a lot since then.
2. The Charter Review Committee is made up of a diverse group of active citizens who have participated in community affairs for many years. This committee has worked hundreds of hours and held dozens of public meetings for the past three years investigating and recommended these amendments to the council and to you. So they’ve done our homework for us!
3. These particular charter changes address Initiative, Referendum, Charter